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Wrongful death claims arise when a person is killed as a result of the negligence of another person or business and can usually be brought by surviving members of the immediate family. Wrongful death claims can arise out of aviation or transportation accidents, exposure to hazardous products, medical malpractice, premises liability and many other circumstances.

Robb & Robb's attorneys have a long history of success in litigating wrongful death claims in Missouri and nationwide. The firm has obtained the two highest jury verdicts in the United States in helicopter crash trials: a $350 million verdict for a deceased pilot, and a $70 million verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter; a $52.5 million settlement for the crash of a Twin Otter aircraft with five fatalities ($10.5 million per victim); a $27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash; a $25 million jury verdict for the death of Judge Michael Coburn; a $23 million jury verdict for three family members killed by a drunk driver; a $14 million settlement for a boy killed in a school bus accident; an $18 million settlement against the World Wrestling Federation for the death of wrestler Owen Hart; representation of former United States Senator Jean Carnahan for the plane crash death of her husband, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, and their son, resulting in a $4 million jury verdict at trial, and representation of the Daskal family in the highly publicized Grand Canyon helicopter crash.

Robb & Robb LLC has the experience and tenacity to fight successfully for the survivors in these grueling cases. Our lawyers also try, when possible, to effect safety improvements as a result of its cases, so that other families are spared similar tragedies.

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Verdicts & Settlements

$350 million jury verdict for a deceased pilot (United States record).

$70 million jury verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter.

$52.5 million settlement for fatal DHC-6 Twin Otter plane crash.

$38 million settlement for a passenger with severe burn injuries in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon (United States record for helicopter crash injury settlement)

$27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash (United States record).

$26 million settlement for the death of a husband and wife in a North Carolina plane crash (United States record for aviation wrongful death settlement involving husband and wife).

Representation of former United States Senator Jean Carnahan for the plane crash death of her husband, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, and their son, resulting in a $4 million jury verdict at trial.

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Personal Injury Lawyers - Kansas City, Missouri

Personal injury is an area of law that pertains to the injury of an individual. Both physical and emotional injuries fall into this branch of tort law. A personal injury lawyer is generally involved in cases where an injury has occurred due to the negligence of another party.

Examples of cases that a personal injury lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri can assist with include workplace accidents, falling or other accidents in the home, premises liability, defective and hazardous product cases, and dental and medical malpractice cases. If negligence on behalf of another party can be proved in court, compensation may be awarded.

Personal injury attorneys can also assist with industrial disease cases that may include respiratory diseases or a decline in health due to hazardous occupational conditions. These and other medical cases are often very complex, and it is advised that all aspects of the claim be handled by an experienced attorney.

Wrongful Death Lawyers - Kansas City, Missouri

Wrongful death falls under the common law jurisdictions wherein a person may be held liable for a death. It is important to note that wrongful death is the only course of legal action in which a company, rather than an individual, is at fault for a death.

In Kansas City, Missouri, cases involving wrongful death accidents require a preponderance of evidence as the standard of proof. Generally, the suit is filed by close relatives.

This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

Robb & Robb LLC One Kansas City Place, Suite 3900 - 1200 Main Street , Kansas City , Missouri 64105

Telephone: 816-474-8080 Facsimile: 816-474-8081 Toll Free: 1-800-474-1339